Will: John EVANS, Oyrley, 1845

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1 In the name of God Amen. I John Evans of
2 Oyrley in the Parish of Trefeglwys and County of
3 Montgomery. Farmer being Sick in body but
4 of sound and disposed mind. memory and
5 understanding praised be God for the same
6 do make this my Last Will and Testament in manner
7 and form following that is to say. First I order
8 my Executor hereafter named to pay all my debts
9 Funeral Expenses and proving of this my Last
10 Will and Testament
11 likewise I give and bequeath unto my Son
12 Simon Evans the Sum of One Pound to be
13 paid unto him by my Executrix at the
14 Expiration of Twelve Months after my
15 decease. I likewise give and bequeath
16 unto my son Edward Evans the Sum of one
17 Pound to be paid unto him by my Executor
18 at the Expiration of Twelve Months after my
19 decease. I likewise give and bequeath unto
20 my Daughter Elizabeth wife of Thomas Evans
21 my Feather Bed Bed Stead Bed Clothes
22 and hangings. which I use to sleep on
23 I likewise give and bequeath unto my
24 Daughter Mary wife of Giles Mills

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25 the Sum of Half a crown to be paid unot
26 her by my Executor at the Expiration of
27 Twelve Months after my decease
28 I likewise give and bequeath all the rest
29 residue and remainder of my Money. Bills
30 Bonds. Goods. Chattels. Farming Stock and
31 Credits and whatsoever besides which
32 belong or appertain to me by claim on Title
33 unto my Son – William Evans. which I now
34 appoint constitute and ordain to be my
35 sole Executor of this my last Will and
36 Testament and I do disannul and make
37 void all other Will or wills made by me as
38 heretofore and allow this to be my only and
39 last Will and Testament in Witness to the same
40 I have hereuto Set my hand and Seal this
41 Twentieth day of July one thousand Eight
42 Hundred and Thirty seven
43 John Evans X
44 by Mark

45 Signed sealed published and declared
46 by the Testator as and for his last Will
47 and Testament in the presence of us who
48 at his request and in his presence have
49 subscribed our names as Witness thereto

50 Matthew Davies Trefeglwys Village
51 Edward Manuel Rhiwen.

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52 On the Twenty Eighth day of October, in the year or our
53 Lord, 1845, the within written Will was insinuated,
54 proved, approved, and in common form of law decreed
55 valid, and administration granted to the within named
56 Executor, William Evans, he being first sworn in common
57 form of law, and that the whole of the goods, chattels
58 and credits of the said deceased, do not amount
59 in value to Two Hundred Pounds
60 Before me,
61 E. Pughe, Surrogate

62 The deceased died the 29th day of July, 1845.

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63 Trefeglwys
64 John Evans
65 Will under £200
66 Probate granted 28th October 1845

67 E. Pughe
68 Surrogate

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69 A True and Perfect Inventory of the Goods Chattels
70 and Credits of John Evans of Oyrley in the Parish of
71 Trefeglwys and County of Montgomery Farmer. Deceased.

72 £ – S – D
73 His Riding Horse. Saddle. Bridle and Wearing Apparel 10 – 0 – 0
74 other Horses 11 – 0 – 0
75 His Horned Cattle 44 – 0 – 0
76 His Sheep Pigs and Poultry 19 – 0 – 0
77 His Implements in Husbandry with Sundry ) 10 – 10 – 0
78 small articles about the Buildings )
79 His Household Furniture and Dairy Utensils 10 – 10 – 0
80 Hay. Grain. Fireing and Potatoes 25 – 10 – 0

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81 £ 130 – 10 – 0

82 Died 29th July 1845

83 Thomas Evans ) Appraisers )
84 John Thomas ) 6th August 1845 )

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A transcription of this digital image, held at the National Library of Wales
References: B/1845/189/W and B/1845/189/I
Transcribed by Alison Bryan, xix.ix.mmxi

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